Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust Manchester United Kingdom
3 months ago
The Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust includes major teaching hospitals. A wide range of equipment is used for medical work - diagnosis, monitoring, therapy and technical work - throughout its wards, theatres, and
Medical Engineering and Maintenance Department to deliver high quality medical device maintenance repair and management services within Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT).
An opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our Team as Medical Engineer, providing medical device maintenance support throughout the Trust’s Hospital and Community sites. Our department is accredited to the ISO9001:2015 Quality Standard and is responsible for the management of all types of reusable medical device. You will be undertaking planned and on-demand maintenance of medical throughout the Trusts hospitals. Therefore a full UK driving license is desirable.
The varied and interesting work includes maintenance and... repair of equipment, keeping accurate records, and dealing with clients on a range of medical device management issues. You will be expected to be the face of MEAM when in contact with our clients, with knowledge of basic scientific and engineering principles along with awareness of Health and Safety legislation.
You will be mainly based at Whythenshawe Hospital but will need to be flexible as you will also be working at various Hospitals and Community Sites throughout Greater Manchester. You will need to have a logical and methodical approach to your work, work as part of a team or on our own initiative and have good interpersonal and communication skills.
It would be advantageous if you are experienced in the field of medical device engineering maintenance and have been exposed to a workshop environment. You must have practical engineering skills from electronic and/or mechanic discipline.
Full support and training is offered ensuring excellent career prospects. We will provide a comprehensive induction program and you will be appraised on a yearly basis with a view to developing knowledge and skills where appropriate.
MFT is England’s largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We’re creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.
Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you’ll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.
We’ve also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we’ve launched in September 2022.
We’re proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What’s more, we’re excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.
At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.
To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience you’ll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the ‘Supporting Documents’ heading. So that you’re even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, you’ll need to take time to read the ‘Candidate Essentials Guide’that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how ‘we care for you as you care for others’. Most importantly, it also contains critical information you’ll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.
COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the ‘NHS England’ website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.
MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team [email protected].
We’re looking forward to hearing from you
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